Jalak Jobanputra is an American businesswomen and entrepreneur. She founded the early stage venture capital fund, FuturePerfect Ventures in 2014. Prior to founding the fund, Jobanputra served as a director at Omidyar Network and as a senior vice president at the New York City Investment Fund.
Jobanputra received her BA from the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania. She then earned her BSE from Wharton, and completed her MBA at the Kellogg School of Management in 1999.
After completing her MBA, Jobanputra began working as an investor for Intel Capital until 2003. In 2005, while serving as a principal at the fund, New Venture Partners, she founded Real Time Content, a personalized video ad platform company, and served as interim CEO. In 2008, while serving as the senior vice president of the New York City Investment Fund, she helped to form the NYCSeed fund aimed at funding tech startups. In 2012, after serving as director of mobile investments at Pierre Omidyar's fund, Omidyar Network, Jobanputra joined RTP Ventures as a managing director.
In 2014, Jobanputra founded the venture capital fund, FuturePerfect Ventures. The company has multiple investments including the career employment website, The Muse. In 2015, she was selected to be a member of the Broadband Task Force, an initiative to bring internet to the low-income communities within New York City created by the Mayor, Bill de Blasio.